Janet Williams

Janet Williams, MD

Medical Director


For nearly 20 years, Dr. Janet Williams has provided expert clinical care in a variety of emergency and urgent care settings, both hospital-affiliated and free-standing, in urban and rural areas.


As an attending physician and faculty member in emergency departments and medical schools in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New York, Dr. Williams has taught residents, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners in clinical emergency medicine and is an acknowledged national leader in the management and provision of clinical care. She is an accomplished clinician as well as a true advocate for patient satisfaction.


Joining Rochester Immediate Care in February of 2010, Dr. Williams oversees all medical care at the Rochester Immediate Care facility on West Ridge Road in Greece, NY.


Dr. Williams is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is an active member of a number of national professional organizations including the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine.


A Rochester native, Dr. Williams earned her bachelor’s degree in mathematics at Bucknell University in 1984 and her medical degree at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine in 1988. She completed a residency in emergency medicine, including tenure as chief resident, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA in 1991.

Following residency, Dr. Williams served as an attending physician in emergency departments at Allegheny General Hospital (1991-1992); Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV (1992-2003); and Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY (2003 – present).


Her current academic appointment is Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Previous academic appointments were at West Virginia University, Alderson-Broaddus College, and the Medical College of Pennsylvania.